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puppet

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌpət; ˈpʌpɪt/

Translation of puppet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (marionette) marioneta (feminine), títere (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) puppet show espectáculo (masculine) or función (feminine) de marionetas or de títeres
    Example sentences
    • His innovative use of string puppets and model special effects made the series a huge hit.
    • The critics at Bombay Dreams all mentioned the fountain scene, for The Lion King it was the amazing effects and animal puppets.
    • From shadow puppets to puppets on a string, the emphasis this year is on visual theatre.
    1.2 (for hand) títere (masculine)
  • 2 (stooge) títere (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) puppet títere
    Example sentences
    • It is about leading one's own life. It is about not being the puppet or the slave of the choices and desires of others.
    • Nicholas is just a pawn, a puppet for Wilson and that is just a temporary situation until Wilson is ready to strike.
    • She was remembering how he had played her like a rag puppet being controlled by strings.

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